Marijuana remains classified as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act, meaning it is illegal under federal law. However, 29 states and the District of Columbia have passed or enacted comprehensive medical marijuana programs allowing marijuana use by patients with certain medical issues.
The Medical Marijuana Programs Survey provides a brief overview of jurisdictions with statutory and regulatory provisions legalizing medical marijuana use. The survey compiles key information concerning legal provisions for medical marijuana in 29 states and the District of Columbia that have passed or enacted Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Programs.
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